The UCF Executive MBA (EMBA) is accredited by AACSB
International and is the college’s flagship MBA program. The EMBA program is
designed to prepare experienced professional for the challenges they will face as
they work and advance in their careers, teaching them skills across all
functional areas of business that will make them an increasingly valuable
member of their organization.
This program is a professional program with a market rate
tuition, and is considered a full-time program. The tuition is the same for
Florida residents and nonresidents. Please visit http://business.ucf.edu/degree/ucf-mba/ for more
|The UCF Executive MBA (EMBA) is the college’s flagship MBA program. The EMBA program is designed to prepare executives and managers for the challenges they will face as they work and advance in their careers, teaching them skills across all functional areas of business that will make them an increasingly valuable member of their organization. Courses expose participants to new methods, concepts and tools that will enhance their business and leadership skills. The EMBA also incorporates the interactions and backgrounds of the participants as an integral part of the learning experience.|
|Total Credit Hours Required:|
Credit Hours Minimum beyond the Bachelor's Degree|
To help prepare you for the start of your MBA program, UCF
offers online learning modules in accounting, economics, finance, and business
statistics. These can be purchased individually or as a set and are designed to
help you build the foundational knowledge needed to succeed in the MBA program
at UCF. They are offered through McGraw-Hill’s Connect online learning
management system and when purchased, are available to you for your entire
tenure in the MBA program as reference material. For information on the initial
assessment, learning modules and how to use McGraw-Hill’s Connect online
learning management system visit http://connect.customer.mheducation.com/student-start/ or
Courses—30 Credit Hours
- ECO 6115 Economic Analysis of the Firm (3
- ACG 6425 Managerial Accounting Analysis (3 credit
- ECO 6416 Applied Business Research Tools (3 credit hours)
- FIN 6406 Strategic Financial Management (3 credit hours)
- MAN 6245
Organizational Behavior and Development (3 credit hours)
- MAR 6816
Strategic Marketing Management (3 credit hours)
- MAR 6466 Strategic
Supply Chain and Operations Management (3 credit hours)
- BUL 6444 Law
and Ethics (3 credit hours)
- GEB 6365 International Business Analysis
(3 credit hours)
- MAN 6721 Applied Strategy and Business Policy (3
Elective Courses—9 Credit Hours
6465 Financial Analysis Seminar (3 credit hours)
- MAN 6448 Conflict
Resolution and Negotiation (3 credit hours)
- MAN 6296 Executive
Leadership (3 credit hours)
part of the GEB 6365, International Business Analysis course, EMBA students
are required to participate in a 10 day international residency. The trip
destination is determined by the students through a series of votes,
and takes place during the 4th semester in the program. Typically the trip
includes 2 countries with visits to local and multinational companies, and
immersion into the countries culture.
The MBA's capstone course, MAN 6721, Applied Strategy and Business
Policy, is required for all MBA students. This capstone course
integrates the various functional disciplines in business
administration. It focuses on the theories and frameworks in the field of
strategic management, and requires a minimum grade of B-.
Any student enrolled in a College of Business
Administration master's degree program who earns more than two final
course grades below a B- will be dismissed from the program and retention
plans will not be supported by the College of Business Administration.
For information on general UCF graduate admissions requirements that apply to all prospective students, please visit the Admissions section of the Graduate Catalog. Applicants must apply online. All requested materials must be submitted by the established deadline.
addition to the general UCF graduate application requirements, applicants to
this program must provide:
- One official transcript (in
a sealed envelope) from each college/university attended.
- The GMAT is
not required, however, the Admissions Committee may ask for the GMAT to
strengthen a candidate's application packet.
professional letters of recommendation or three e-mail addresses of
- Prepare a career goal statement explaining why you want
to earn an MBA degree; why you believe this is the right time for you to
pursue an MBA degree; and why you selected UCF.
- Résumé showing a
minimum of 5 years of full-time, progressive, work experience.
- Interview. Applicant will be contacted to schedule an interview after the
application is complete.
- A computer-based score of 233 (or 91
internet-based score) on the Test of English as a Foreign language (TOEFL) is
required if an applicant is from a country where English is not the official
language, or if an applicant's degree is not from an accredited U.S.
institution, or if an applicant did not earn a degree in a country where
English is the only official language or a university where English is the
only official language of instruction. Although we prefer the TOEFL, we will
accept IELTS scores of 7.0.
- Applicants applying to this program
whose completed bachelor's degree is from a college/university outside the
United States must provide a course-by-course credential evaluation with GPA
calculation. Credential evaluations are accepted from World Education Services (WES) or Josef Silny and Associates, Inc. only.
application tuition discounts are available for this program. To view early
application discount deadlines, and for more information, visit the Executive
Development Center website at www.ucfmba.ucf.edu.
International Transfer Applicants
*Applicants who plan to enroll full time in a degree program and who wish to be considered for university fellowships or assistantships should apply by the Fall Priority date.
Graduate students may receive financial assistance through fellowships, assistantships, tuition support, or loans. For more information, see the College of Graduate Studies Funding website
, which describes the types of financial assistance available at UCF and provides general guidance in planning your graduate finances. The Financial Information
section of the Graduate Catalog is another key resource.
Fellowships are awarded based on academic merit to highly qualified students. They are paid to students through the Office of Student Financial Assistance, based on instructions provided by the College of Graduate Studies. Fellowships are given to support a student’s graduate study and do not have a work obligation. For more information, see UCF Graduate Fellowships, which includes descriptions of university fellowships and what you should do to be considered for a fellowship.